A Night Along the River Tweed


Hosted by Device of Madrone

The Barony of Madrone (King County, WA )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Renzo Venturius
Date: September 28 , 2015
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on September 28th 2015
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
Kapka Cooperative School
501 N. 49th St. Seattle, WA 98103

A Night
Along the River Tweed


Champions Tournament 2015

This is a week-night fighting event,
presenting a challenge to all warriors of Madrone and its
surrounding territories to compete for the glory of title and
bounty of riches.   Donations will be accepted to fund the new
Madrone Monday night fighter practice’s site


Date: September
28th (Monday), 2015

Event Schedule:  The
site will open only minutes before 7pm, and the event will proceed
swiftly until 9pm.   All attendees must be off-site, with
all of their belongings, by 9:15pm.

Site Opens, armor up and inspections

Opening convocation in the Gymnasium

Rapier Champion’s & armored prize challenges

Closing devocation in the Gymnasium

9:30 pm
Site closes


Event Info:  The Madrone
Champions Tournament serves a dual purpose, both to aid our Baron
& Baroness in selecting a new rapier champion (which they may
choose to do at a later time), and to help fund the new Monday
night practice.  Instead of our casual, regular practice, this
will be a fully garbed revel, including the presence of Baron
Stephan and Baroness Emelina.  Artisans & fighters alike
are encouraged to prepare and bring prize offerings which will be
awarded to the fancy of the top contenders of the


Site Fee: NONE!
 Donations to support the Barony’s rental of the practice site
will be accepted at the door.  


Event Steward:   Renzo Venturius

(aka Carl Leist)


(614) 282-1348


History behind the Title: In
early September 1513, King James of Scotland crossed the river
Tweed into England, burning the tillside castles of Ford & Etal
in an initial stroke of aggression encouraged by the French
queen.   He then took up headquarters at the castle of
the Heron family – with whom he had a feud – and rested
with the lady of the house for several days before reorganizing his
host for battle against the English response.  It is in this
prelude to the battle of Flodden– a time of border reivers,
muddled loyalties, and shameless looting – that we set our




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